Get Involved


There are many ways to support and grow the Special Olympics Movement.

For over 50 years, the Special Olympics movement has had a major impact on the lives of people with and without intellectual disabilities, uniting Massachusetts communities by fostering a sense of goodwill and inclusion, all through the power of sports. There’s a way for everyone to get involved. Select what you’re interested in below to find out more.

Check out our Athlete page to learn more on how to get involved. All athletes can begin training at age 6, and can then compete in state level competition at age 8.

Tip-a-Cop fundraiser.

Coaches provide the instruction and guidance to support athletes and partners train and compete. To become either an assistant or head coach, visit our Coaches page.

Please visit our Corporate Partnerships page to learn more about how you can support inclusion in your community.

Learn How to Donate to Special Olympics Massachusetts and invest in inclusion.

Special Olympics Unified Sports® brings together athletes with intellectual disabilities and athletes without intellectual disabilities. Unified Partners train and compete on the same team. Join the team today!

Without our day of event volunteers, no SOMA sports or fundraising event would be possible! Learn about available Volunteer Opportunities and register for the next event in your area!

Medical Volunteer

  • First Aid / Medical

    First Aid / Medical volunteers attend SOMA events and assist in any type of injury or medical issue. Hit the submit button below and we will get back to you on the next steps to get involved.


As a Public Safety Personnel

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